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January 26, 2017

Leading companies from every segment of the bus market at the the first BUS2BUS

Bus manufactuers including Scania, Volvo, Alexander Dennis, VDL, Linkker Oy and Otokar to exhibit at the show

The Components & Accessories, Comfort & Design, Digital Services, Maintenance, Services and Infrastructure sections are already in great demand

First exhibition and congress on 25 and 26 April in Berlin

Berlin, 26 January 2017 – The number of exhibitors due to exhibit at BUS2BUS, which will debut on 25 and 26 April 2017, is growing all the time. Following confirmation that the Swedish companies Volvo and Scania will attend, bus manufacturers including Alexander Dennis (UK), VDL (Netherlands), Linkker Oy (Finland) and Otokar (Turkey) have all confirmed their participation in the exhibition and congress. The event is co-organised by Bundesverband der Deutschen Omnibusunternehmer (bdo) and Messe Berlin.

Kerstin Kube-Erkens, senior product manager: “We are in talks with all the relevant market players. Products and services from every segment of the bus market will be represented at the first BUS2BUS. Besides the displays of hardware our Future Forum will be a venue for soft skills and a source of inspiration for the bus industry of the future."

Leading companies have already registered for the Components & Accessories section. They include ZF Friedrichshafen, a world leader in powertrain and running gear technology, as well as Eberspächer Sütrak which as a bus manufacturing supplier is responsible for entire vehicle air-conditioning systems. Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau, which makes pumps, provides wastewater solutions for buses, while 3A Composites is known the world over for its composite panels and materials. These have numerous applications, in transport and industry for example. Also represented in this section is Lehavot Production and Protection which will be exhibiting its fire extinguisher systems for vehicles.

In the Comfort & Design section Franz Kiel and Brusa, both seating manufacturers, as well as the global seat covering manufacturer Herbert Kneitz have confirmed their places at the exhibition.

The Digital Services section has secured the attendance of TomTom, a Dutch manufacturer of sat-nav systems, and Amcon, which supplies transport fare management and passenger information systems. Other companies which have registered include Busnetworx, which provides smart solutions for bus tourism and logistics, as well as the Swiss company Trapeze, which offers public transport companies and networks a wide range of IT solutions that enable optimum planning, operation and administration of public transit systems.

Trade visitors interested in Maintenance, Services and Infrastructure themes will find ICTS, Kuschik Software and Deltaplan Datenverarbeitung at the fair, which are among the companies taking part in BUS2BUS.

The marketplace at BUS2BUS, the established bdo congress and the Future Forum are three outstanding elements that make up the event. The marketplace in Halls 21a and 21b is the place to head for trade visitors. This is where the Future Forum and all the networking events of the bdo congress will be taking place. The bdo congress, which features high-ranking participants, will discuss economic trends and political topics as well as strategies for promoting public transport and long-distance coach travel. The preliminary programme of the congress and the Future Forum can be found on the website of BUS2BUS.

You can find a lisst of all the exhibitors who have already registered by visiting the Virtual Market Place®

Your can find the views of exhibitors, associations and political figures on BUS2BUS here.

For more information on BUS2BUS 2017 please visit

The logo of BUS2BUS and a map of the grounds in print quality can be downloaded from the website.